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Adjective
Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
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“Camilla's affected laugh would actually come across as rather creepy.”
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Pretentious and designed to impress
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“Elizabeth spoke with an affected baritone voice, wanting desperately to be taken seriously by her peers.”
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Hurt emotionally
“Close family members were deeply affected by the tragedy.”
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Deeply moved
“The good doctor was clearly affected by his patient's predicament.”
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Having affection or warm regard for
“After years of being well affected toward their grandchildren, it pained them to have to say goodbye.”
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Involving the use of exaggerated or flowery writing or language
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Having an attraction to
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Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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Inclined to sob
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Seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling
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Overwhelmed with emotion
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Beaten
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Involved in a given matter
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Characterized, or marked, by much busy (or stressful) activity
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(of a quality or result) Achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
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Characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability
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Marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and etiquette
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Rich, mellow and carefully articulated, especially with an upper-class accent
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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Excessively or affectedly quaint, pretty, or sentimental
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Insecure with oneself
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Being easily influenced (especially of young people)
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Piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
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Of or pertaining to euphemism
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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Caused by or relating to an allergy
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Deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
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In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety
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Experiencing or marked by overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement
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From, or reminiscent of, an earlier time or era
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Emotionally upset
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To have affected or changed the outcome of
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To have determined or dictated
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“Our son claims that romantic comedies don't affect him in the least.”
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To have been persuaded based on available information
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To have caused or brought about through action
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To have instigated the curiosity or attention of someone
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Past tense for to make a false show or pretence of
“These affect an air of tired superiority in a world of unoriginal humorists.”
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Past tense for to take on an affectation
“Rosalinda, who was also invited to the party, arrives there, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.”
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(somewhat rare) Past tense for to be a regular patron or visitor of
“Vincent and his entourage were known to affect all the fancy clubs in town.”
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(rare) Past tense for to have an attraction to or feel affection for someone
“There is a lady in the country to whom I affect deeply.”
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